When I was first approached to partner with RBC, I couldn’t understand what the fit would be from the perspective of an interior designer.  I was directed to RBC’s Your Future By Design website, which I found to be a very interesting part of design I hadn’t really thought of before.   The philosophy they’re espousing suggests you should really think what the picture of your retirement will look like, not how you’re going to finance it.  Start going crazy with your dreams, your hopes and your wishes and then figure out what you can financially support afterwards.  Thinking about how long you’re going to…

March 20th was the first day of spring. I have heard the odd flock of geese flying in, and I even saw what I think was something green poking out of my garden bed, which I’m hoping is a tulip. Spring is my favourite season and always feels way overdue after the long winter here in Canada. Right now, winter is still with us. As I write this today, March 24th, Toronto has, ” A Severe Winter Storm Warning” in effect. Dismal, grey skies and freezing rain turning to snow. It’s upside down: The old saying, March comes in like…